Have a parent or sibling who can be flat-out evil to you? Or a partner who started out so sweet and loving only to turn into the devil incarnate? But, somehow, everyone else thinks they’re just great? You’re not crazy. You’re just in a relationship with a narcissist!
Each week Jill Maragos will dive into who these sneaky SOB's really are, what they do, and why they do it. And, she will share some tips and tricks for becoming “narcissist proof” (spoiler alert - it’s loving yourself! And, it’s not as hard as it seems.).
Questions, comments or send your own horror story to Jill, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Bitchin' About Triangulation and "Thank you, Mind"
When the smoke dissipates from the love bombing phase and the narcissist starts to play games, Triangulation is one of their favorite tools to make you miserable! In this episode we take a hard look at what happens when the narcissist starts pitting people (sometimes loved ones, sometimes complete strangers) against each other to keep themselves in power. And, the self-help tool for the week is "Thank you, Mind!" What the hell is that? Tune in and find out! BONUS! This episode contains an EXTRA self-help tool that's simple, quick and super effective. Have a listen!
Bitchin’ About Infantilization and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Who is just the cutest little baby? Hopefully not YOU! This week we dive deep into infantilization--what it is and why they do it! And, we start taking a look at Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Sounds daunting and scary! OOOOHHHH! But, it’s actually not at all. And, in this week’s dramatic journal reading, Jill’s ex-neighbor gets his comeuppance via produce!
Bitchin’ About Gaslighting and Gratitudes
Gaslighting was one of the most popular words in 2018. What is it? How is it done? Is it being done to you? Have a listen and see! Does Jill have a monkey living in her head? (Kinda.) And, are you grateful? If not, you might be missing out!
Each week Jill Maragos will dive into who these sneaky SOB’s really are, what they do, and why they do it. And, she will share some tips and tricks for becoming “narcissist proof” (spoiler alert – it’s loving yourself! And, it’s not as hard as it seems.).
Questions, comments, or send your own horror story to Jill, send an email to email@example.com
Jill Maragos grew up in Buffalo, NY where she earned Bachelor's Degrees in Broadcast Journalism and Mechanical Engineering. She developed her sense of humor while surviving her crazy family (an actual professional would probably call it a ‘coping mechanism’). Although she herself is not a professional therapist/counselor, she is very much a survivor of it. She is a nationally touring Stand-Up Comic working regularly with Greg Proops (Whose Line is it Anyway? – ABC) and Tom Papa (Co-Host of What a Joke with Papa and Fortune – SiriusXM). She lives in Memphis with her husband, Matt, and her two dogs, Oscar and Ernie.
Bitchin' About Cluster B's and Meditation
This week we look at how narcissists aren’t all that far off from serial killers, have a close look at Cluster B personality disorders, and give meditation a chance. Have a listen because this week’s dramatic journal reading is not to be missed!
Bitchin' About Trauma Bonds and Things We Should Be Telling Ourselves
In this episode, Jill gives us the 411 on Trauma Bonds. What are they really? Where do they come from? What's wrong with me?!?! How do I fix this?
And, we go through a list of positive things that people should tell their kids and try them out on ourselves! (Time to push some of our own buttons!) And, of course, there's a dramatic journal reading of the week! Who was knocking on Jill's door and why are her knees peeling? Push play and find out!
Bitchin’ About Narcissistic Relationships & Mantras
Wonder if you’re in a relationship with a narcissist? Or, having trouble getting over one? In the first episode of “My Mom is a Bitch” we get to know what pattern a narcissistic relationship follows, and learn one quick way to reclaim your mental real estate. And, Jill performs a dramatic journal reading about a sketchy chiropractor from 2016!